The Bartram Trail Conference (BTC) is now accepting applications for the Fothergill Award. This grant is awarded annually to an advanced graduate student or recent Ph.D. recipient whose research promises to lead to a publication, book, article, dissertation, or other... read more
Join us for the Redbud Chapter March meeting “The where and why of North Georgia’s old-growth forests and champion trees,” with Jess Riddle, Executive Director of Georgia ForestWatch. The forests of today’s North Georgia may seem normal, but a visitor from the 1800s... read more
Our one-day plant sale on April 18, 2020 needs volunteers for setup and plant transport before the sale (Friday and earlier), as well as all-day volunteers for customer assistance, checkout, loading, and more
Report of Mary Scott Nature Park workday January 4, 2020 On a gray, blustery January afternoon with falling temperatures, six neighbors and GNPS members worked at Mary Scott Nature Park on the southwest corner of the park and the parking oval plantings. Cardboard and... read more
Ecological landscaping is a growing national and global movement that promotes responsible stewardship of landscapes to provide healthy ecosystems for survival of all living things. Our speaker will be Daniel Ballard, green industry expert and found and principal of Convivial Landscapes LLC.
“The Best Native Plants for Home & Business & How to Use Them” is the topic for this educational presentation and Rick Barnes will be the presenter. While the focus of the talk is on trees and shrubs, some attention will be given to the concepts of provenance, evaluation of the landscape as a plant community, and some interesting facts about pollinators.